Quantum Ratcheted Photophysics in Energy Transport.

  title={Quantum Ratcheted Photophysics in Energy Transport.},
  author={Pallavi Bhattacharyya and Graham R. Fleming},
  journal={The journal of physical chemistry letters},
In this paper, we explore the scope of vibrations as quantum ratchets that serve as non-thermal routes to achieving population transport in systems where excitation transport between molecules is otherwise energetically unfavorable. In addition to their role as channels of transport, we investigate the effect of resonance of the vibrations, that are described by Huang Rhys mixing, with excitonic energy gaps, that leads to strongly mixed vibronic excitons. Finally, we explore the interplay of… 
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